A new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, has been appointed, today, May 27, by the presidency to succeed the Late, General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died on Friday, in a plane crash.
The announcement was made by Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, acting Director of Information.
Prior to his appointment, Major General Yahaya, was the General Officer, Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army.
He is also the incumbent theater commander of Counter Terrorism, Counter Insurgency millitary outfit in the North East, Codenamed Operation HADIN.
Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News | May 27, 2021